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Co-workers: Love Them or Egg Them?

I’ve secretly wanted to egg my neighbor’s house for about three months now. I’ve even envisioned ‘decorating it’ for Halloween. I know, this is bad, like way out of alignment. But the truth is I didn’t even realize I was harbouring these toxic thoughts until my mother-in-law visited and innocently commented that the neighbor’s renovations were sure taking a long time. Right? RIGHT! Finally, someone else has noticed the grating, whining sound of the wood cutting machine, the pounding of nail after nail after nail, the constant conversation of co-workers up on the roof measuring things. It’s tough, this co-habitation
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Is Your Career at a Crossroad? Or do you just need to get ‘aligned’

Is Your Career at a Crossroad? Or do you just need to get ‘Aligned’ Continue reading

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Connections

Learn how to connect with what is important to us so that we can get more of that in our career. Continue reading

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Sometimes a Seven out of Ten Can Be Perfect

An Altered Definition of Perfection My daughter, Gabrielle, recently turned three. Like every other parent, I wanted her birthday to be perfect. Just before I carried over the cake I thought I should get a photo of it ─ you know, for her album. As I looked through the lens, tipping the plate up with my free hand to get a better angle, the cake slipped right off the plate…right onto me. Smoosh. And if that wasn’t bad enough, in my effort to save the cake I dropped the camera….which landed in the icing. As the kiddie choir started belting
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Align with Your Values

Oh how I’ve resisted the Blog. For years people have been suggesting – quite strongly in some cases – that I simply must blog. All the gurus are doing it, they argue. How can you possibly create a following if you’re not providing fresh content, they say. I hear you. And…I’m still thinking about it. Because I still have this niggly feeling that the people I coach and the people in my workshops and the people who read my books already have a full schedule and then some. They have a hard enough time keeping up with their e-mails. How
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